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Old 10-13-2015, 10:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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I made this one out of Manzanita Burl cast in green resin, which barely comes through in the the 'eyes' of the the burl wood. I really like the shape of this pen. I wasn't sure about the double twist mechanism after reading about the possibility of marking up pockets (turning too far to retract and then it advances a little). After assembling, I noticed that unless the refill was fully engaged, the refill would slowly retract on its own. Not sure if this is a new adjustment they made but it works very well and I'm confident that it won't cause an issue.
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That looks really good.. Nice job.....
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Old 10-13-2015, 11:18 PM   #3 (permalink)
 
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Really nice !!!

You can get a single twist transmission for the cigar. ExoticBlanks sells them.
I much prefer the single twist.
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Very nice! :D
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Great looking pen! The fit is excellent, and the little bit of green sort of reminds me of a turquoise infill.
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Very nice job!

Cigar pens are a bit bulky for me, so I never use them as a carry pen, but I do like them for display purposes since they tend to stand out more than other ballpoint styles. I have a couple of display stands on my credenza at work with just cigar pens & they do draw the attention of anyone who comes into my office.
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That is a great looking pen. Love the blank and kit combo! That Manzanita Burl is insane! I love the depth and color.

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